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September 9, 2015 - 4:24pm
4 weeks 18 hours ago

Emergency personnel risk their lives everyday for the safety of the public, and one local church is doing its part to honor their sacrifice.

St. James Episcopal Church is offering a special service this weekend to recognize police, fire fighters and other first-responders for their dedication to the community. Often referred to as the "Blue Mass," the service is also a memorial for those who have lost their lives in the line of duty.

"This is to honor those people...

September 9, 2015 - 3:43pm
4 weeks 17 hours ago

A mandatory registration form went out to Zanesville residents earlier this week. It's caused a stir in the city limits. 

Now, the city's treasurer explains that people don't have a reason to worry. 

"In order to try and prevent any loss or minimize any potential loss, we're going to have everybody register to file a city income tax return," treasurer Paul DuBeck said. 

Seated in his office, DuBeck described that the form spawns from Ohio House Bill...

September 9, 2015 - 2:55pm
3 weeks 6 days ago

Cry Out America will return to Zanesville Sunday. 

With attacks across the country on police officers, event organizer Amy Moore feels it  does not represent the at large feelings towards law enforcement. 

"I believe that the majority of people support our law enforcement, and that's why we have to make a stand, and that's why we have to show them that we care," Moore said. 

The normal event of prayer and reflection will be Sunday. It's...

September 9, 2015 - 1:58pm
4 weeks 17 hours ago

Christ's Table is seeing a spike in fresh produce donations this summer.

Farmers from all across the area are delivering loads of their extra fresh fruits and vegetables to the table daily, in an effort to help them serve healthy and nutritious meals to those in need. Executive Director, Keely Warden, said their generous donations have really helped.

"Oh my gosh, it helps our budget so much, we budget about $25,000 every year to go to the grocery, so that makes the average...

September 9, 2015 - 12:05pm
4 weeks 1 day ago
State Senator Troy Balderson Wednesday announced that over two-million dollars will be used to upgrade the Cambridge Development Disabilities Center in Guernsey County. Balderson says the long overdue upgrades to the 80-year-old facility will include the installation of new stand-alone heating and air conditioning systems in each of the five residential buildings. He says this investment will enhance the quality of care of Guernsey County residents that rely on services provided at this...
September 9, 2015 - 9:26am
4 weeks 1 day ago

The Zanesville Police Department is investigating an accident that happened Wednesday morning.

Authorities say a car went up a guard rail and rolled into some trees near 1126 Adair Avenue by Cedar Hill Care Center.

Police say speed may be a factor in the accident. A male driver and a female passenger in their 20's were taken to Genesis Hospital with unknown injuries. Officers said both people were out of the car when responders arrived on the scene. 

The accident...

September 8, 2015 - 9:51pm
4 weeks 1 day ago

Residents of the Willow Haven Care Center and members of the community were immersed into an Arabian Night Tuesday evening.

The performance took place at Willow Haven Care Center on Taylor Avenue and was apart of the Summer Concert in the Courtyard series. Concert Performer Stoey Stout told us more.

"We have whirling dervishes, fire dancers, live Arabian music and of course we have a belly dancer who comes up from Athens who is awesome." Said Stout.

Stout said the...

September 8, 2015 - 5:56pm
4 weeks 1 day ago

With the November election right around the corner, Ohio Secretary of State, Jon Husted, made an appearance in Newark Tuesday to talk about some of the key issues on the ballot.

Husted spoke at the Newark Rotary Club's weekly meeting, in an effort to educate the community on some of the issues Ohio faces this November, while encouraging Ohioans to get out and vote. Husted said the public's decision in this crucial election will ultimately impact the state.

"Issue one ends...

September 8, 2015 - 5:50pm
4 weeks 1 day ago

The Zanesville High School Alumni Association is inviting the community to its annual alumni gathering.

The event is Friday, September 18 from 5 until 6:30 p.m. in the Zanesville High School cafetorium. Those in attendance will be treated to a lasagna dinner with salad, breadsticks and dessert. Besides enjoying a good meal, the Association is offering homecoming football tickets at a discounted price.

"It's before the football game and it's a real nice gathering, many times...

September 8, 2015 - 5:39pm
4 weeks 1 day ago

The National Road Museum in Norwich is launching some new exhibits, one featuring influential author Zane Grey.

Grey is one of the most noted american-western authors in history and wrote more than 100 books. The museum highlights all of his accomplishments, and those who visit will get the opportunity to delve deeper into his life. Museum Executive Director, Don McKendry stopped by Zanesville's Noon Rotary Club Meeting Tuesday and told us more about the museum.

"We also...

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